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School board discusses disapproval of their own

TORRINGTON – On Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. the Goshen County School District held a special board meeting and work session in the board room at the central administration building. In …

Solar project to bring 250 jobs

GOSHEN COUNTY – In a recent letter to the editor, Go Goshen’s chief executive officer, Brayden Connour addressed the solar project which is slated near Yoder, stating the company plans on …
Without a partnership between the city and the Rotary Club additions like this new picnic table would not be possible.

'The beautiful coverup'

TORRINGTON – For many years, the City of Torrington and the Torrington Rotary Club have joined together to turn a series of tragic events into a special project which many of us in the …

Dispatch: The guardians of peace during times of disaster

TORRINGTON – On February 16, 1968, in Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 call in the history of the United States was placed which marked the beginning of the 9-1-1 emergency dispatch system. …
Sophomore Sullivan Wilson crosses the finish line for the 1600-meters at the Scottsbluff Twilight, breaking a long-standing LFL school record in the process.

LFL runs with big dogs at Scottsbluff Twilight

The Lingle-Fort Laramie track team rose to the occasion at the Scottsbluff Twilight on Friday.

Sophomore Trishell Pontarolo gains elevation in the triple jump at the Scottbsluff Twilight. Pontarolo captured gold in the event.
The Torrington High School outdoor track team filled its bag with plenty of hardware, new personal records and school records at Scottsbluff on Friday.
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The Eastern Wyoming College Rodeo team rounded out its spring season in Laramie.
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Blazers cruise past Newcastle

Junior Skyler Thomas advances into Newcastle’s territory during the April 19 away game.

The Torrington High School Blazers defeated Newcastle in a decisive conference game on Friday.

Lady Blazers continue to grow

Junior Maggie Jacobson maneuvers the ball down the field against Newcastle on April 19.

The Torrington High School Lady Blazers battled Newcastle in a conference game on Friday.

Critters rule at donkey basketball

Young Locklynn Grant enjoys a ride on one of Dairyland Donkeyball’s rides as his father, Justin Grant, provides balance.

Donkey basketball proved a big hit at Lingle-Fort Laramie High School on Friday.

Torrington softball sweeps South

THS fielders huddle before an inning against Cheyenne South.

The Torrington High School girls' softball team defeated Cheyenne South in a double-header this evening.

THS girls capture second, boys fourth at Scottsbluff

Senior Tyler Bennick launches the shot put at the Scottsbluff Twilight. Bennick garnered gold in both the shot put and discus.

The Torrington High School Lady Blazers pulled out all the stops to place second at the Scottsbluff Twilight, with the Blazer boys coming in fourth place.

Karen Jean (Blaylock) Debus
ALLIANCE – Karen Jean (Blaylock) Debus, 84, passed away April 10, 2024, peacefully at her home with family by her side.   Karen was born in Jefferson, Iowa to Karl & Phyllis …
Merle 'Jay' Woodard
TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Merle “Jay” Woodard, 66, will be held 11 a.m. Friday April 26, 2024, at the Lifeway Church with Pastor Jeff Wolfington officiating. The casket will …
Donna J. (Johnson) Rathban
SCOTTSBLUFF – Donna J. (Johnson) Rathbun, 85, of Westminster, Colorado passed away on December 26, 2023, in Lafayette, Colorado. Per her wishes she has been cremated, a Celebration of Life will …
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Grant assistance for local veterans

GOSHEN COUNTY – In 2022, there were around 16.2 million veterans in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and most of those military war heroes are from the Vietnam War era. …

40-year welding program stonger and stonger

TORRINGTON – Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) has no doubt made its mark not only in the state of Wyoming but by word of mouth and is perhaps becoming known nationally or even worldwide. When …
Most of the curriculum with the program requires step-by-step instruction from Charron and the other instructors at the college.

More than meets the eye

TORRINGTON – It has been said, find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for it and that is exactly what the students at Eastern Wyoming College Cosmetology and Barbering …
The Goshen County Special Olympics basketball team stands and takes a breather at the Cheyenne Games. The team will be moving on to state games in Gillette on May 2-3. Pictured from left to right are coach Craig Schadwinkel, Anneke Kramer, Xavier Harkins, Amelia Winter, EJ Haas, and coach Sage Munoz.

Special Olympics team prepare for state games

By Rhett Breedlove TORRINGTON – It should be firmly noted the Goshen County Special Olympic team put on a memorable performance last spring, and this …

Court fines for April 8 -April 12

A compendium of the Goshen County court fines. April 8 Lopez, Gaytan, Oscar – Forfeiture: $240 [31-5-301 a] speed too fast for conditions. Maez, Kaylan B. – Forfeiture: …

Emergency services rolling log

A compendium of Goshen County emergency response and service calls Tuesday, April 9th – Wednesday, April 10th 07:10-Log Information-Occurred on US Highway 26. RP states vehicles …

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Mayor proclaims Arbor Day

Heidi Wayland, center director at the Torrington Learning Center, and Jessica Rohrer, center director at the Lincoln Infant and Toddler Center spoke to the city council on Tuesday evening.

TORRINGTON – The Town Council for the City of Torrington met on Tuesday, April 16. In attendance were mayor Herb Doby and councilmembers Dr. Richard Patterson, Dennis Kelly, Shane Viktorin, and …

Gordon vetoes proof of residency

CHEYENNE – In a recent press release, Wyoming Secretary of State, Chuck Gray, announced his disapproval of the actions of Wyoming State Governor, Mark Gordon. In the release, Gray criticizes …

Governor Gordon criticizes oil and gas rule that raises cost to producers

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon is criticizing an announcement from the Department of Interior last week that will increase the costs to oil and gas companies seeking to drill on …

UW wool judging team celebrates a successful 2024 season

The 2024 UW Wool Judging team, L-R: Dylan Laverell (coach), Mary Thomas, Cameron Herrick, Elisabeth Dooley, Allie Van Why, Whit Stewart (team coordinator). Missing: Sydney Camp.

LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming’s small but mighty collegiate wool judging team competed in three regional contests this year, beginning with a strong performance at the 7220 Wool …

Today’s edition of The Telegram is arriving unexpectedly in the mailboxes of all postal customers in Torrington, Lingle, Fort Laramie, Veteran, Huntley, Yoder, Hawk Spring and LaGrange. We are …
Hello Goshen County!   I am so incredibly excited to share this issue of the Torrington Telegram with you! There has been blood, sweat, and tears poured into today’s pages by our …
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TORRINGTON – All in attendance at the Goshen County District Court rose to their feet as judge Ed Buchanan took the bench at 10:30 a.m. Monday morning. With Goshen County and Prosecuting …
TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Commissioners met promptly at 9 a.m. for the required meeting of county official reports, revisiting old business and taking on new topics. Present at the …

EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

Members of the Wyoming Department of Transportation installing the historical signs at the old Lingle rest area just east of Lingle. The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony on May 2 at 2 p.m. 1.5 miles east of Lingle.

Preserving history

GOSHEN COUNTY – There is no doubt about it, Goshen County is full of history. With the Oregon Trail, Cheyenne Deadwood Stage Route, Mormon Trail, Pony Express, and the Texas Trail all winding …

State FFA convention results

By Jess Oaks CHEYENNE – A collaboration of the Wyoming State FFA Convention held on April 10-13 in Cheyenne results. Torrington/Lingle FFA Chapter …

Hit and run causes Lingle property damage

LINGLE – On Friday afternoon at approximately 4 p.m., Lingle Police Chief, Endra Andrews, received a call from a Lingle homeowner reporting a vehicle had run through and left significant damage …

Torrington hospital offers robotic arm assisted joint replacements

TORRINGTON – Banner Health Torrington Community Hospital is the first hospital in a 60-mile radius to offer the Stryker Mako SmartRobotics system. This advancement in joint replacement surgery …

20 hit songs you may not know were written by music icons
Stacker compiled 20 hit songs between 1960 and today that were written by someone other than the singer, using various sources.
Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence
In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.
Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …
Gold vs. stocks: As both hit record highs, which is performing better for investors?
Money helps shed light on which is a better investment: gold or stocks.
Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow
One track on Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” honors a long-celebrated, oft-miscast heroine of American feminism: actress Clara Bow. As historians of the 1920s, we’ve studied Bow’s fame and her cultural legacy.
public notices
Public Notice No. 8956
LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to W.S. §4-10-507: 1. Dixie Lee Baldwin (the Decedent) died on the 18th day of March, 2024, a resident of Goshen County, Wyoming.
Public Notice No. 8955
Public Notice No. 8936
The Torrington City Council will hold a Budget Work Session on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Public Notice No. 8954
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of GOSHEN COUNTY, WYOMING Tuesday April 2, 2024 The Board of County Commissioners of Goshen County, Wyoming met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 am
Public Notice No. 8953
The Torrington Municipal Airport hereby announces the Airport’s Revised Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal of 2.0% for FAA funded contracts/agreements.